Have you heard about Miracle on the Hudson? Well here is your opportunity to replicate exact track Chesley Sullenberger took and ditch the aircraft into the Hudson River.
This 90 minute experience will start with briefing followed by recreation of events that day.
You will start with around half an hour, practising handling of 737-800. Once you are ready we will take you through 4 scenarios.
1. We will turn immediately to La Guardia to see how landing could be done.
2. After bird strike, we will wait 30 seconds (thinking time, human factor) then turn back to la Guardia to see if landing was possible.
3. After bird strike, we will wait 30 seconds (thinking time, human factor) then try and land at Teterboro Airport.
4. After bird strike, finally we will attempt to follow exact flight path of Chesley Sullenberger and ditch aircraft into the Hudson River.
It’s awesome and very inspiring and a bit nerve-racking.
I've never flown a plane before but after having a shot at the 737 Simulator, I feel as if the next time I'm on a Ryanair flight, I could chap on the cockpit door and ask the Captain for a shot😁 Krys, gets you to do all the pre flight checks pilots go through, flicking switches, turning dials and inputting the flight information into the planes computer. There's even a button to let the passengers on board. When you do that, you actually hear sounds of people boarding and flight attendants going about their jobs. This experience is very realistic. The simulator is an exact replica of a 737 cockpit. At times you have to remind yourself you are not actually flying a plane, it's that realistic. The graphics outside the windows on the screens make you feel as if you are actually flying, although it's hard to enjoy the views as you are focused on trying to keep the plane level and in the air, using the flight monitors😆 If you are looking for something different to give to someone as a gift , then look no further than booking a flight with Ness Aviation Trust me you will not be disappointed 10/10
I recently did a session in the Ness Aviation Simulator, WOW, what an experience! The entire simulator really is the 'real' thing. Every input and control is 100% accurate and replicates the real aeroplane incredibly well. The visuals are outstanding and the instructor, Chris, adapts the level to that of the visitor. Highly recommended to anyone with any interest in aviation.
Just finished my first time in the simulator with Krystian! Unreal experience! Had never done anything like that before and found it really enjoyable! We done a few flight tests including A night loop around Vegas! Once I got used to some of the controls (with a little help) it became easier and I gained confidence! Even managed to land in Vegas safely! Highly recommend it for anyone who enjoys flying and thought of themselves as a modern day “maverick” or anyone who is a nervous flyer, Krys explained how many of the safety features can help a pilot land safely and for me who’s a bit nervous when it comes to flying it was rather reassuring! Not everyday you get a chance to fly a 737!
AMAZING experience, 10/10! I have zero experience with flight simulators so found the amount of controls quite daunting but Krystian explained everything in detail and gave clear instructions as to what to do and I successfully managed a slightly bumpy taxi, take off and landing with a quick loop around the mountains by Innsbruck airport, Austria, and it was incredible. So unbelievably realistic I truly felt I was onboard an actual plane and had been in flight. This experience will definitely cater for the novices like myself as well as experienced domestic pilots wishing to have a bash at commercial flying. I cannot recommend Ness Aviation highly enough.